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Getting the Point: Note-Taking Methods

John Cavanaugh, Journalist

April 17, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Taking notes the same old way can get boring really fast. In the end, the purpose of taking notes is to get information from one’s head to one’s paper as quickly as possible. There are several, more interesting, note-taking m...

Travelers of Ripon High

Elisabeth Fereria

April 17, 2018

Filed under Student Life

While Ripon High students are not studying at school, they travel. Many of Ripon High students share their favorite vacations they have been on and places they wish to visit in the future. “My favorite vacation was probably when my...

Swinging into MLB Dress up day

April 17, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Hello baseball season! Because baseball season has arrived, Ripon High put on MLB dress up day on April 6. This day included students from the school to represent their favorite MLB team(s)! So who’s your favorite team? Why do you li...

8th Graders Get a Taste of Ripon High

Elisabeth Fereria, Journalist

March 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

It’s that time of the year again, and the incoming freshman are getting ready to wrap up their last year of elementary school and move onto high school. Ripon High Link Crew is in charge of setting up the day for the eig...

Kayla Jacklich Tastes the Feeling, Wins Scholarship from Coca-Cola

March 9, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Kayla Jacklich has become quite the role model during her tenure with Ripon High, and now she’ll be graduating with another great achievement in tow. The Ripon High School senior who served two years as class presiden...

Giving Artists a Voice

Rachel Sausedo

March 5, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The first annual “Gallery of the Arts” will take place on March 8 in the multi-use room.  This special event will hold art pieces that have been created by the students as well as a performance by the choir students.   Duri...

Getting Prepared for College

Gracyn Taylor, Journalist

March 5, 2018

Filed under Student Life

There are many students who enter the college application process without all the important knowledge that is needed. They are often stressed when applying for college because they have an abundance of questions about what college...

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